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Jillionaire’s Top Ten Tunes Of Carnival 2014

Jillionaire's Top Ten Tunes Of Carnival 2014

Trini Chris Lists The Ten Best For This Carnival Season

Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival has been over for about two weeks now and even still those who attended are going through some withdrawals (that the Carnival Tabanca Bunji was speaking about). Since no one has invented a time machine as yet, or the government is being sneaky as usual, we figured the next best thing is compile the ten biggest tunes from this years Carnival season. Compiled by Major Lazer’s own Jillionaire, click through to see the Top Ten Tunes Of Carnival 2014  After The Jump…  Read more »

HEAR THIS: Chyn. Wonder Presents: Soca Warm Up Mix 2014

HEAR THIS: Chyn. Wonder Presents: Soca Warm Up Mix 2014

All Of Carnival 2014’s Soca Tunes In On Big Mix

London born, Brooklyn raised, Trinidad & Tobago adopted Chynee Wonder throws together a superb mix of Carnival 2014 hits. Everything from Machel Montano, Bunji Garlin and others you may have missed are all here and available for download. You may not be in Trinidad right now, but you can at least pretend. Mix After The Jump… Read more »

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The Mighty Sparrow “Jean And Dinah (When The Yankees Gon)”

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The Mighty Sparrow "Jean And Dinah (When The Yankees Gon)"

Yankee Gon’ So Sparrow Take Ova Town

It’s Carnival Friday! So what better way to celebrate (since we can’t be there) than to dedicate today’s Flashback Friday to one of the originators of the artform. “Jean and Dinah” (When The Yankees Gon) is a Calypso from Grenadian born Mighty Sparrow. The song became an international hit in 1956 and would be his first of eight Road March titles. This calypso, Sparrow’s first hit, commented on the large-scale prostitution that the bases once supported and the desperation of these ladies following the closure of many American military bases in Trinidad in the post-war period. Take A Little Wine After The Jump… Read more »

50 Tips Everyone Should Know For Carnival

50 Tips Everyone Should Know For Carnival

Tips To Make Sure You Have A Safe And Enjoyable Carnival Experience

It’s less than one week to the greatest show on Earth, Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2014. Veteran masqueraders are already descending upon the twin island republic this week along with a slew of Carnival virgins who really don’t know what they’re in for. The good folks over at Lazymas.com compiled a solid list for the first timers and a few pointers for the more seasoned.  Everything from what to wear, what to eat and even how to party is all covered in these helpful tips. Check Them Out After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Kerwin Du Bois “Too Real”

HEAR THIS: Kerwin Du Bois "Too Real"

That Bumpah Is Too Real

Having a case of the Mondays? Let us help you alleviate that little problem by transporting you to a warm caribbean island. The vibe is nice, the drinks are flowing and then you spot him/her serving everyone on the dance floor. You tell yourself “I have to get a piece of that!” We’ve all been there once or twice, ok a bunch of times, dance floor love is real and it’s a feeling that Kerwin Du Bois knows all too well. His latest, entitled “Too Real” speaks of exactly that feeling, like a moth being drawn to a flame so to are you drawn to the bumpah. Tune After The jump…   Read more »

HEAR THIS: QQ “Mosquito Net”

HEAR THIS: QQ "Mosquito Net"

New Dance Alert

The dancehall is still sizzling from QQ’s hit tune “One Drop,” but that doesn’t stop him from unleashing another scorcher guaranteed to have the girls dem going mad in de dance. “Mosquito Net” is the name, and be sure to remember it because pretty soon it will be taking over the airwaves. Tune After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Busy Signal Feat. Yola Moi “Nuh Wine Discreet”

HEAR THIS: Busy Signal Feat. Yola Moi "Nuh Wine Discreet"

You Don’t Need To Hide The Wine

Busy Signal links with the beautiful Yola Moi on “Nuh Wine Discreet.” As the song’s title implies this is not for those who want to hide in a corner and wine, this is for the girls who know they can wine and have no problem showing everyone. Do you wine discreetly? Tune After The Jump… Read more »

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Scare Dem Crew “Many Many”

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Scare Dem Crew "Many Many"

How Many Girls Scare Dem Get When They Ready?

Monday the “Energy Gad” Elephant Man dropped a video honoring America’s favorite past time entitled “Miley Cyrus (Twerk).” Before Ele gained his moniker and had the gyal dem gyrating he was apart of the Scare Dem Crew. Consisting of Boom Dandimite, Elephant Man, Nitty Kutchie and Harry Toddler, Scare Dem took Dancehall by storm in the mid 90’s releasing a myriad of hits most memorably “Many Many,” Scare Dem’s ode to the number of girls they get when they feel like it. Video After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Nadia Batson “Aggresive”

HEAR THIS: Nadia Batson "Aggresive"

Some Men Say They Love Aggressive Women

Having one the Top 10 Tunes For Carnival 2013 with the female anthem “Manager,” Nadia Batson returns with another hit guaranteed to have ladies more forward than usual. The aptly titled “Aggressive,” produced by hit makers Precision Productions is a sure fire bubbling tune and serves as a warning to all the man dem. Think you can handle it? Tune After The Jump… Read more »

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Sean Paul & Mr. Vegas “Haffi Get De Gal Ya (Hot Gal Today)”

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Sean Paul & Mr. Vegas "Haffi Get De Gal Ya (Hot Gal Today)"

Hot Gyal Today, Tomorrow, Anytime Of Year

Sean Paul is having a great week, first winning a MOBO (Music OF Black Origin) Award, then linking up with Konshens on a wicked tune called “Want Dem All” and lastly on an impressive remix of “Party Tun Up”with long time collaborators Mr. Vegas and Fatman Scoop it was only right we end the work week with another Sean Paul classic. We take you boomshotters back to the year 2000 where a mohawkless Paul was making waves with his “Stage One” album debut, especially with the stand out track “Haffi Get De Gal Ya (Hot Gal Today)” alongside Mr. Vegas over the immortal Street Sweeper Riddim. It’s like school bazaar all over again, Tune After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Mr. Vegas “Give It To Har”

WATCH THIS: Mr. Vegas "Give It To Har"

Send Me A Badder Gyul

Vegas drops the official video to his latest scorcher “Give It To Har” off his Bruk It Down 2.o album.  As expected the video is laden with women ranging from the slim goodas to the mampies dem. You think you have what it takes to deal with Vegas? Hit The Jump To Find Out… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Kranium “Nobody Has To Know”

HEAR THIS: Kranium "Nobody Has To Know"

JA-Born Queens-Raised Lyricist Lives By The Joe Grine Law: Get And No Chat

The Twenty-three-year-old NYC dancehall artist Kranium will be dropping his first single on Frequent Flyer Records October 15th. The artwork, courtesy of RavieOne, hearkens back to the classic Super Cat LP Si Boops Deh. And on Kranium’s single “Nobody Has To Know,” (or actually “nobody nah fi know”) co-produced by the artist and LMR, he’s nobody’s sugar daddy. Kranium is more like that Joe Grine who sees to a lady’s urgent needs—you know, like “use me cocky play guitar with your lungs”—on the low. As the late great Captain Barkey once put it: Original Get and No Chat. Audio After The Jump… Read more »